Capita Selecta in Rehabilitation of Internal Disorders

Course Code :2566GENRVK
Study domain:Rehabilitation Sciences
Academic year:2019-2020
Semester:1st semester
Contact hours:24
Study load (hours):84
Contract restrictions: Faculty decision based on student file
Language of instruction:English
Exam period:exam in the 1st semester
Lecturer(s)Eric van Breda

3. Course contents *


  • Exercise testing, CPET, Training principles, rehabilitation programs, muscle physiology, muscle adaptation

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome / Fibromyalgia

  • Pain - Fatigue
  • Patho-physiology
  • Patient behavior
  • Exercise 
  • Diagnosis according to ICF – WHO - treatment plan(s) - evaluation 

Burns - Scars

  • Patho-physiology of burns (TBSA, Ebb and Flow phase, hyper- and hypometabolism)
  • Muscle metabolism, body composition
  • Exercise and Rehabilitation therapy
  • Skin physiology and wound healing
  • Risk factors
  • ICF and RPS

Kidney and Kidney transplantation

  • Kidney patho-physiology
  • Kidney transplantation
  • Nephropathy
  • Exercise capacity
  • Rehabilitation programs
  • Kidney dialysis

Liver and liver transplantation

  • Liver patho-physiology
  • Liver transplantation
  • Liver cirrhosis
  • Liver transplantation and exercise training
  • Muscle weakness 
  • FITT and training programs